“The Threepenny Opera” (“Die Dreigroschenoper”) is a “play with music” by Bertolt Brecht, adapted from a translation of John Gay‘s 18th-century English ballad opera, “The Beggar’s Opera”, with music by Kurt Weill.Brecht did far more than just translate Gay’s play, he reworked it to reflect the decadence of his period and of the Weimar republic. […]

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